Author Archives: Serena Meyer

6 Ways to Tell if Your Breastfeeding Baby is Full!

New babies are notoriously confusing. They fall asleep after 5 minutes, and then wake up 2 minutes later starving. It’s hard for a new mother to figure out what the baby wants let alone whether they did a good job … Continue reading

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10 Tips For Successfully Breastfeeding Your Newborn!

A newborn is very alert the first hour of birth. Let your baby relax on your chest without clothes. They will start to stick their tongue in an out, and knead their fingers in the breast like a kitten does. … Continue reading

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¿Qué tiene la leche materna?

Traducción: Laura Nafissi, Vanina Schoeijett, Verónica Garea, IBCLC. Revisión: Delfina Medeot Puede ser que hayas escuchado a las mujeres de tu comunidad, quizá tu madre o tu abuela, hablando de amamantar a sus bebés. Mucha gente dice que amamantar es … Continue reading

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A Mother’s Guide to Weaning

Gradual Weaning  When weaning happens gradually, it is a process by which nursing frequency decreases slowly over time. The partnership between the mother and child during breastfeeding can be respected and honored if the weaning is done as compassionately as … Continue reading

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Rapid Weaning for Emergency Situations

Emergency Weaning Weaning in a rush most often means that you probably have not had much time to prepare emotionally for the separation. It can be a highly charged time filled with a sense of loss, and even anger at … Continue reading

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¿Por qué siento tanto sueño cuando amamanto?

Muchas madres luchan por mantenerse alertas mientras amamantan, especialmente durante la noche. Parte del cansancio asociado a la maternidad puede ser atribuido al sueño interrumpido; sin embargo, hay más en esto que falta de sueño. Aun cuando la madre no … Continue reading

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